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GU-Q HIST-192: Problems in US Energy History

Primary Sources - HoyaSearch

How to find Primary Sources

In the library catalog, attach keywords to your search that are indicative of primary sources, including:

  • sources
  • documents
  • historical and legal documents
  • statistical data
  • eyewitness accounts (Newspaper articles sometimes are in this category)
  • pieces of creative writing
  • audio and video recordings
  • speeches
  • interviews (if the interviewee experienced the event as an eyewitness)
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • letters

For example, these searches for "United State Energy Sources" and "United States energy documents" retrieve some promising results. However, be careful with terms that have a double meaning, like sources.

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